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1999 Subaru Forester Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 1999 Subaru Forester problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 1999 Subaru Forester repairs by problem area

52% of the 1999 Subaru Forester repairs were to the engine, 16% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 4% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 25 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

1999 Subaru Forester

Engine not specified

Subaru in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2012 85000    
88000 200 The car would not shift into drive reliably. The transmission fluid and filter were changed. Mechanic felt it would need transmission work shortly and will cost about $2000. Will probably buy a new car 
Subaru in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2012 70000    
70000 350 It makes a loud bang when starting to go from a dead stop but is not fixed. They fixed right front axel. They said that is the problem but it is not. 
71000  

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1999 Subaru Forester 4-door

4-cylinder manual AWD

Subaru in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 77500    
78120 0 transmission needs replacing; decided to retire the vehicle. 

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1999 Subaru Forester 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Subaru in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2010 88000    
89000 110 delayed forward engagement 

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